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President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump signs memo to aid US lobster industry

Jun. 24, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the Department of Agriculture to provide U.S. lobster fishermen with financial assistance to make up for lost income from Chinese tariffs. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Trump signed a memorandum Wednesday calling on the agency to make...

Nebraska farmers making progress on corn, soybean planting

May. 18, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers have planted most of the expected corn crop and are making good progress on soybean planting, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday. The USDA said farmers had planted 91% of the corn crop as of Sunday, putting them far ahead of the 63% that had been...

Iowa farmers nearly complete corn, soybean planting

May. 18, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thanks to favorable weather, Iowa farmers have planted most of the corn crop and are nearing completion of soybean planting, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday. The USDA said in the week ending Sunday, farmers had planted 96% of the expected corn crop, putting them...